SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

April 25, 2016 11:15 ET

Pushing the limits of human performance

High-school students explore research that has impact

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - April 25, 2016) - Come crawl into a simulated tent that will put you high on a mountain top and experience what happens when your oxygen intake drops. Lick a tasting strip that that can tell you about your genetics and what it says you about your nutrition. Improve your basketball free throw or your golf swing, and understand the effects of concussion. These are a few interactive displays that more than 500 high-school students will tour at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Kinesiology's Human Performance Lab on April 27.

Media must RSVP to Leanne Yohemas

WHAT: PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Human Performance Lab high-school open house

WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, between 9:30 am -11:30 am.

WHERE: Kinesiology KNB 101 - Follow the posted signs to the Human Performance Lab

WHO: Researchers and high-school students 

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is making tremendous progress on its journey to become one of Canada's top five research universities, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

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Contact Information

  • Leanne Yohemas
    Director, Communications and Marketing
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
    403.220.7652
    587.438.9011 - Mobile
    lmyohema@ucalgary.ca